Steven J. Sandage

Steven J. Sandage

Steven J. Sandage (PhD, LP) is the Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Psychology of Religion and Theology at Boston University and research director and senior staff psychologist at the Danielsen Institute. He has faculty appointments at Boston University in the School of Theology, the department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, and the graduate division of religious studies.

His co-authored/coedited books include To Forgive is Human, The Faces of Forgiveness, Transforming Spirituality, The Skillful Soul of the Psychotherapist, and Forgiveness and Spirituality: A Relational Approach. He has also published articles and chapters on forgiveness, humility, spirituality in psychotherapy, psychology of religion, intercultural competence and social justice, narcissism, borderline personality disorder, and suicide, among other areas.

Sandage’s research has been funded by the John Templeton Foundation, the Lilly Endowment, and the Fetzer Institute. Currently, he practices as a Licensed Psychologist at the Danielsen Institute with clinical specializations including couple and family therapy, multicultural therapy, and spiritually-integrative therapy. He also provides diversity training for mental health, educational, ministry, and business settings. 

by Michael E. McCullough, Steven J. Sandage, and Everett L. Worthington Jr.